Demographics

People

Total Population4,561
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens23.1%
Employed Population 16+2,275
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married54.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.4%
Median Earnings25+$31,704
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,813
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,429

Wealth

Median Family Income$60,877
% Above Poverty Level84.6%
% Below Poverty Level15.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time13 minutes
% Working from Home3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.9%
% Using Public Transportation2%

Housing

People Living Alone41.7%
Median Gross Rent$591
Median House Value$100,200

Ancestry

German32%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12%
Irish10.7%
English8.5%
Swedish3.8%
Dutch2.8%
Czech2.8%
Italian2.5%
Norwegian2.2%
Polish2.1%
French Except Basque1.4%
Danishn1.4%
Scottish1.3%
Canadian0.6%
Welsh0.6%
US/American0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Russian0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Greek0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Luxemburger0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
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Ogallala Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyKeith County
Standard Zip Codes69153
Phone Area Codes308
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude41.13
Approximate Longitude-101.72

Ogallala Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationOGALLALA
Distance0.4 miles
Jan Temp11 to 37 F
Apr Temp33 to 61 F
Jul Temp61 to 89 F
Oct Temp35 to 65 F
Annual Precip18.7 inches
StationKINGSLEY DAM
Distance6.7 miles
Jan Temp13 to 37 F
Apr Temp35 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 92 F
Oct Temp38 to 68 F
Annual Precip19 inches
StationMADRID
Distance21.2 miles
Jan Temp11 to 37 F
Apr Temp33 to 61 F
Jul Temp61 to 89 F
Oct Temp34 to 66 F
Annual Precip20.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Big Springs515$54,313
Brule398$48,750
Grant1,342$80,625
Madrid198$52,500
Paxton525$66,917

Ogallala Public Libraries

Goodall City Library
203 WEST A STREET
Ogallala, Nebraska
(308) 284-4354

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Ogallala Hospitals

Ogallala Community Hospital
(Non-profit)
2601 North Spruce St
(308) 284-4011

Ogallala Public Schools

Ogallala High School
602 East G
ZIP: 69153
(308) 284-4029
High
Total Enrollment 288
Ogallala Middle School
205 E 6th St
ZIP: 69153
(308) 284-4478
Prairie View Elementary School
801 East O St
ZIP: 69153
(308) 284-6087
Prairie View School
801 East O Street
ZIP: 69153
(308) 284-6087
Primary
Total Enrollment 573
Progress Elementary School
601 West B St
ZIP: 69153
(308) 284-3921
West 5th Elementary School
500 West H
ZIP: 69153
(308) 284-3866

Ogallala Private Schools

St Lukes Elementary School
406 E 3rd St
ZIP: 69153
Elementary
Total Enrollment 34
St Paul's Lutheran School
312 W 3rd St
ZIP: 69153
Elementary
Total Enrollment 38
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